These are just some examples of the ways your dollars could
provide help and create hope for those we serve!
The seventeen programs of Catholic Charities could not exist without your compassionate generosity. Your investment in our mission makes all the difference!

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”

-Mark Twain

Changing Lives

Because of You

Heartfelt Thanks

When you partner with Catholic Charities you change lives and restore hope for families in crisis, vulnerable adults and seniors, and children in need.

Please send your most generous gift today to:

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota
P.O. Box 379
Winona, MN 55987


You have almost as many ways to give as there are reasons; whichever option you choose, based on your financial situation and goals, your gift is a life-changing expression of your beliefs and interests. We are humbled and grateful to partner with you to provide help and create hope in southern Minnesota.

Some of the more common methods of contributing to Catholic Charities are listed below. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester is a nonprofit corporation of the State of Minnesota. It is a tax exempt organization under  Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to it are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. All of the forms of giving listed have potential current and/or future tax advantages, so we strongly recommend that you consult with your financial advisor before making a gift.

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota is a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Catholic Charities’ tax identification number is 41-0721636

Click here to view our FY2018 Form 990

Click here to view our FY2018 Financial Statements

Ways To Give

Cash (including personal checks, money orders)

Automatic Withdrawals (monthly / quarterly / biannually)  To authorize Catholic Charities to debit your bank account on a recurring basis for donations, please print the ACH Debit Recurring Donation Authorization Form, complete and mail to the address on the form. For questions, call 507-454-2270 ext. 243 or email scollom@ccsomn.org.

Spirit Circle Pledges Catholic Charities’ Spirit Circle is a select group of donors who commit to making a gift of $500, $1,000, or $2,000 or more as part of the Catholic Charities Annual Appeal. You may wish to spread your gift over an extended period.  If so, we will send you periodic reminders. Learn more about a Spirit Circle Membership.


Planned Giving  Often, the most practical means of making a contribution is through a deferred, or “planned” gift. Such gifts can be an effective means of maximizing your support for Catholic Charities.  Get more information on making a planned gift to Catholic Charities.

All Donors have the rights listed in the Donor Bill of Rights.

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Your gift is life changing!